Why Use Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products?
Most of us have become all too familiar with the unprecedented level of pollution in our environment, from ocean trash islands to wildlife washing up with bellies full of plastic. And most of us don’t realise that there is something you can personally do about it. By choosing eco products, you’re directly impacting the environment around you. These choices matter!
ARE CONVENTIONAL CLEANING PRODUCTS BAD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT?
The short answer is yes because in the majority of cases conventional cleaning products are not made from natural, biodegradable and non-toxic materials and are packaged in a way that does not minimise waste. Store bought products are not designed to reduce single use plastic or use recycled packaging to keep plastic out of landfill.
ARE ECO-FRIENDLY PRODUCTS WORTH IT?
Eco products are often more expensive than the traditional store bought counterparts while some green products do not deliver good performance. This leaves customers often asking... are eco-friendly products actually worth it? And again the short answer is yes. According to a Harvard Review Study products marketed as sustainable grew 5.6% faster than their conventional counterparts. The rise of the conscious consumer is here and they are voting with their dollars for the companies that find innovative ways to develop sustainable products without compromising performance.
ARE ECO-FRIENDLY CLEANING PRODUCTS BETTER?
Over the last few years leaps in product innovation have created many eco-friendly cleaning products that deliver the same great result as conventional products by using more planet-friendly ingredients and packaging. People simply are not buying products over and over again if they’re not removing stains and dirt.
However, because the term eco-friendly or green or even organic are not regulated by our government, it’s not always clear that the product you use to wipe down your kitchen is better for you in terms of superior ingredients or lower environmental impact.
Why use environmentally friendly cleaning products?
The planet and its resources need to be more carefully preserved if we’re to have a future. Each person plays a key role in conserving our resources and cleaning up the ecosystems around us. The more people that choose environmentally conscious products, the cheaper these products ultimately become. Everyday decisions to support businesses that work to reduce waste and toxicity will grow into a strong signal of change.
How can I make my cleaning products eco-friendly?
The quickest way to make your cleaning products eco-friendly is to make your next purchase an eco-friendly one!
Have a look at all the eco products available online or at your local store and grab one of those instead - it already has superior ingredients and comes cleverly packaged. Look out for products that specifically reduce the use of plastic and encourage either recycling through a refill system or use alternate materials such as glass.
In the meantime if you have a cleaning product that isn’t eco-friendly be sure to finish it rather than discard in favour of an eco friendly one. If it's made of recyclable material, be sure to clean it and pop it into the correct bin. If that's not an option, find a way to upcycle the packaging and give it new life.
Off to a good start
Our Cleaning Starter Box brings together 11 products for all your home cleaning needs. Included are nine 500ml dispensers made from recycled plastic, plus two 50ml refills for each. That’s the equivalent of 18 products (normally weighing 11kg) packed down to 4kg! We’ve also added a laundry detergent and fabric softener for you to try and love.
The box makes a grand total of 9 litres of cleaning products with additional 2 litres of laundry liquids. Such a large quantity of powerful cleaners will last you a long time - we estimate up to 6 months.
That is an incredible value for money and by ordering the box you'll be bagging a further 7% bundle discount off the total price. So, order now!